Development of planned 96-acre units with residential and commercial space advances in far eastern Pflugerville
Information from the city indicates that the planned 96-acre unit development will connect 1849 Park to neighboring developments through the Wilbarger Regional Greenway. (Illustration courtesy of the Town of Pflugerville)
A development project north of Cameron Road and west of the 1849 Park Sports Complex in Pflugerville has moved forward on construction due to an approved rezoning of the land from agricultural designation to a unit development planned.
Zoning approval came at a Pflugerville city council meeting on August 24.
The community, called Cameron 96, would be made up of single-family structures and duplexes for rent, as well as several dozen single-family homes for sale, commercial space and parks.
Information from the city indicates that the planned 96-acre unit development will connect 1849 Park to neighboring developments through the Wilbarger Regional Greenway.
Among the selling points, city documents indicate that the development intends to fill a housing option known as the “missing link,” which consists of more affordable mixed-density housing units located in high-rise areas. pedestrian communities.
Felipe Castillo, senior vice president of real estate development company Urban Moment, said there would be around 83 homes in the single-family section of the development priced between $ 400,000 and $ 500,000.
As for the park, Castillo said 30 acres will include trails and other green space, and the 5 acres of commerce will be adjacent to Cameron Road.
The single-family and duplex homes for rent in the development, called Cameron Yardhomes, will consist of approximately 300 units and provide housing for people who may not be able to afford the rising cost of owning a home in Pflugerville, a-t -he declares.
“This fills a lack of affordability that a lot of people trying to buy homes can accomplish,” Castillo said, adding that rent prices would adjust to households with annual incomes between $ 50,000 and $ 80. $ 000. “If you look at the Yardhomes part, it’s for those people who no longer want to live in a traditional multi-family home. [apartment], and we provide the detached component. “
Jeremy Frazzell, assistant in planning and development services for Pflugerville, said that since city council approved the zoning, the next steps involve a second reading of the zoning request on September 14. If this approval is approved, the development will proceed to the subdivision process.